clay and chalk, with fragments of flint
a selection of very early-ripening plots above Cumières
(Barremonts, Demoiselles, Houtrants);
Average age of the vines: 30 years
70% Pinot noir 30% Chardonnay
Harvested and sorted by hand, pressed on a traditional Coquard wine press; only the cuvée (first juice of the pressing) is selected; vinification plot-by-plot to 80% in tuns, demi-muid casks and barrels.
Avoidance of malolactic fermentation.
On the nose, a coated, flattering bouquet of a complex palette of aromas of red fruits; airy, bright and vigorous in the mouth. Boasting great freshness, generous doses of strawberry and redcurrant dictate, punctuated by hints of fragrant ﬂowers, such as peonies. It maintains a beautiful balance with a persistent finish.